Chiefs to sign WR Sammy Watkins to three-year deal

Bears, Packers battling for Allen Robinson and Sammy Watkins

Sammy Watkins Rumors: Packers, Bears, Chiefs Pursuing WR in Free Agency

The wide receiver well in this year's free agent class dried up pretty quickly with Sammy Watkins now also off the board (along with Allen Robinson) after he reportedly agreed to a 3-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Watkins, a Florida native, was drafted No. 4 overall by the Buffalo Bills in the 2014 National Football League draft. ESPN's Josina Anderson reported that the deal was worth three years and $42 million. He recorded 125 catches for 2,029 yards and 15 touchdowns in his first two seasons (29 games), but a broken bone in his foot caused him to miss the first eight contests of the 2016 campaign. Those numbers don't jump off the page, but Watkins didn't take on the role of No. 1 receiver in L.A. He had a knack for finding the end zone, however, catching eight touchdowns. He spent the first three seasons of his career in Buffalo before being traded to the Rams in in August.

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The Rams had considered using the franchise tag on Watkins, but opted instead to tag safety Lamarcus Joyner. Watkins hasn't played a full season since his rookie year. The Chiefs traded QB Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins this offseason but they have Patrick Mahomes, who was drafted 10th overall in 2017. That's unfortunate, and not the way they planned it, although the Rams likely will receive a compensatory third-round draft pick in 2019 for the loss of Watkins to free agency.

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